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breakintoprogram
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Hi from Manchester

Postby breakintoprogram » Mon May 24, 2021 7:47 pm

Hi,

My name's Dean, but I usually go under the pseudonym 'Break Into Program' on social media and online. I'm a long-time Sinclair fan, and thanks to experience gained on my first computers (ZX81, then Spectrum) got a job in the games industry in Manchester.

I still work in software, but it's B2B cloud software, so could not get further away from my origins if I tried.

I do a fair amount of work in my spare time restoring vintage/retro computers, and have a couple of projects on the go at the moment, the BSX (a homebrew Z80-based breadboard computer), and BBC Basic for Next.

Eagerly awaiting my Next in the KS2 batch, in the meantime enjoying using it in emulation and on my MiSTer.

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mitja_i
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Re: Hi from Manchester

Postby mitja_i » Tue May 25, 2021 8:48 pm

Hello Dean! Welcome to the forums!
Backer 423 @ 37% funded, 10th hour. Base version. Shipping nr. 533. Received February 19, 2020.
Backer 1027 @ 141% funded, 10th minute.

Original 48K (issue 4b) with IF1, two microdrives and vDrive.
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ZX Spectrum Next glossary

Andyred64
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Re: Hi from Manchester

Postby Andyred64 » Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:15 am

mitja_i wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 8:48 pm
Hello Dean! Welcome to the forums!
Is there any news on when we may be able to buy a Next?
Thanks
Andrew


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